Jeffrey M. Siegel has been advising clients and their businesses for more than thirty years. A graduate of Clark University (B.A. with High Honors), University of Connecticut School of Law (J.D.) and the New York University of School of Law (LL.M. in Taxation), he has worked as a tax consultant for an international accounting firm and a trust officer for a multinational financial company. He has practiced law as in-house counsel for a multi-billion dollar community bank with branches across New England, and in private practice. He is admitted to both the Massachusetts and Connecticut bar, and to practice before the U.S. District Court, U.S. Tax Court, and the U.S. Supreme Court.
He is a past president of the Pioneer Valley Estate Planning Council. He was recently elected Legal Counsel and secretary of the Banking Compliance Association of Connecticut. He currently has "Of Counsel" status with the Financial Services Law Group, LLC of Farmington, Connecticut.
In 2020, he was awarded a Certificate in Regulatory Affairs for Cannabis Control by the Clark University School of Professional Studies. This program is the first of its kind in the country, and combined with his experience in corporate, tax and banking law allows him to represent both businesses and municipalities in connection with the licensure and approval of cannabis businesses, both medical and recreational.
A resident of Westfield, Massachusetts, he serves his community as a member of the Westfield Fire Commission. He is the host of the award-winning podcast "Straight No Chaser - A Jazz Show," and can often be found playing bass with the local rock band AXIS. He is currently a Board Member of the Chester Theater Company in Chester, MA.
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